Inspector Allen Davis joined the MPS in 1996 and has an extensive background in developing a multi-agency strategic response to complex Public Protection issues. Allen is the MPS operational lead for Project Sagamore, the joint MPS and HMPPS strategic response to crime related risk, harm and vulnerability within the Chemsex context. Allen is one of the co-founders of Project Sagamore and is co-author of the Criminal Justice Working Definition of the Crime and Vulnerability in the Chemsex Context.
Allen is also leads the MPS operational lead for Sex Work and is one of the key architects of Operation Evergreen, the new MPS strategic response to Sex Work. Allen is also the MPS operational lead for Harmful Practices (FGM, Forced Marriage, HBA and Abuse Linked to Witchcraft and Spirit Possession Accusations) and works at both a National and International level on these issues. He is national policing lead for Operation Limelight; a high profile Police / Border Force multi-agency safeguarding operation that focuses on Harmful Practices at the UK border.
Outside of work, he is the founder and Chair of the Board of Trustees of the charity, ‘Growing Against Violence’ (GAV). GAV has delivered evidenced based preventative education curricula tackling peer-on-peer exploitation to over 250,000 students in more than 1400 schools and colleges.